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People Perks | Cash Back and Shopping Coupons

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20 genius uses for salt: Clean your appliances, remove stains and more

Bradford

9 Delightful Knitting Patterns You Should Try Right Now

Cast on, and on, and on...<p>You're now a member of the coziest, kindest cult in existence.<p>First order of business: if you haven't already, sign up for an account on Ravelry. It's a social network, pattern database, and all-around home for people who dig yarn, and you'll only be able to access some of …

7 Things You Can Do With a White Bowl

These DIY ideas bring bold style to a kitchen basic.<p>These DIY ideas bring bold style to a kitchen basic.

Crafting

34 Flea Market Finds Turned Playful Decor

One person's junk is another person's eye-catching bedside table.<p>All it takes is a little imagination to turn that budget-friendly thrift store find into an eye-catching piece.

Spring-Inspired Spaces: 10 Gorgeous Decorating Ideas

Botanical prints, bold color, and more.<p>Transform your home with colorful paint color, botanical wallpaper, and more fresh decorating ideas.

Paperless Post

Beautiful communication has never been so easy. Custom cards and invitations to send online, on paper, or both.<p>Customize your design<p>Customize your …

Big Data: The Management Revolution

Artwork: Tamar Cohen, Happy Motoring, 2010, silk screen on vintage road map, 26″ x 18″<p><i>“You can’t manage what you don’t measure.”</i><p>There’s much wisdom in that saying, which has been attributed to both W. Edwards Deming and Peter Drucker, and it explains why the recent explosion of digital data is so …

Gilded Mason Jars

In just a few simple steps, you can create these colorful gilded mason jars to give as gifts or use as vases or decorations in your own home.

5 Blogs That Will Inspire Your Next Craft Project

Have you ever stumbled across a blog and instantly became addicted? Beautiful photography, light, and witty writing from a person you feel some kind …

The Most Popular Rooms Of The Week

See what's currently trending this weekAugust 15, 2014<p>See what's currently trending this week—August 15, 2014

Interior Design

Vintage Photos Show The Odd World Of LA's Hollywood Boulevard In The '70s And '80s

Turns out, in the late 70s and early 80s it was pretty much the same.<p>In 1979, at the age of 17, photographer Matt Sweeney packed up his things and moved to Los Angeles to make it as a filmmaker. It didn't quite happen right away (or at all, as it would turn out), so Matt spent a lot of time on the …

Vintage

Transgender model Geena Rocero risked career to go public

Professional model Geena Rocero lived and worked with a secret for years — that she was a transgender woman — and in the new Glamour magazine, she discusses what it was like to finally reveal the truth.<p>Rocero, 30, was born male in Manila, Philippines, and had sex reassignment surgery at age 19. In …

Sex Change

African safari alternatives that don't cost a fortune

The Big Five (buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros) sometimes elude safari goers in more ways than one. Rates for a five-night luxury safari - including guided wildlife drives, sunset cocktails, and tents with more puffy pillows than London's Ritz Hotel - can cost anywhere between …

Wildlife

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Grilled Zucchini and Leeks with Walnuts and Herbs

4 Servings<p>We like the texture of the leeks and zucchini when left al dente—if grilled too long, they’ll both go floppy.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup walnuts<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 large …

Grilling

17 Chic Pairs of “Something Blue” Wedding Shoes

Back in the olden days no one ever even saw what kind of shoes a bride was wearing on her big day. They’d be hidden away under a gorgeous white skirt and a long, flowing train, leaving guests and grooms alike to guess and wonder. Now, it seems that a bride’s shoes make more appearances in wedding …

Clothing

Meet The 22-Year-Old Student People Are Calling 'The Italian Mark Zuckerberg'

Egomnia, the career-focused social network Achilli founded in his first year of college, is getting so much attention in Europe that one magazine has gone so far as to call Achilli the "Italian Zuckerberg."<p>Egomnia helps to match employers with job seekers who are best fits for the job. People who …

Silicon Valley

21 Stunning Photos Taken By A 15-Year-Old Instagram Photographer

The 15-year-old (yep, born in 1998) first picked up a camera at age 7, taking photos of random things around his house. He didn't have any technical skill, of course, but by trial and error he would figure out what worked and what didn't based on the outcome of his snapping.<p>A few years later, his …

Mobile Photography

The Worst Real Estate Agent Photos From Around The Country

Who knew real estate photography could be so funny?<p>If you've ever been in the market for a new home, you know that real estate photos can sometimes be misleading, thanks to professional photographers with wide-angle lenses and fancy room staging companies. But a new blog is shining a light on the …

National Geographic Travel

40 Traditional Designer Rooms

Over 40 classic rooms for inspiration.<p>From a formal blue dining room to a dramatic canopy bed, these designer rooms are traditional, but never boring.

42 Creative Ways to Use Succulents in Your Wedding

Showing up in everything from flower crowns and boutonnieres to favors and centerpieces, stylish succulents have taken the wedding world by storm. And because we’re such big fans of this hot trend ourselves, we’ve rounded up 42 fun ways to make succulents a special part of your own big day. Whether …

Weddings

The Best Time to Book Flights, Airline by Airline

There is a best time to book flights: Wednesday at 1 am, just one hour after Tuesday midnight.<p>Why? Turns out, most low airfares seem to appear …